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Abkhazi Garden

1964 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1H4, Canada
+1 778-265-6466
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Great Garden for People Who Like Gardening

Abkhazi Garden is a great garden for people who love gardening or are thinking of designing a... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Seattle, Washington
A Plantsman's dream

First let me admit, I'm a plantaholic, I love all things related to gardening, am a Master gardener... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Adam R
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Created by the Russian Prince and Princess Abkhazi, this lovely garden spans just over an acre and features native Garry oaks, Japanese Maples and splendid rhododendrons.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house” (35 reviews)
“tea room” (37 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (26 reviews)
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1964 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1H4, Canada
+1 778-265-6466

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Abkhazi Garden is a great garden for people who love gardening or are thinking of designing a garden in an inhospitable location. If you're looking for an outstanding flower garden this isn't the garden for you. The gardens have a very interesting history having been...More

Thank MilesToGo
Reviewed 28 June 2017

First let me admit, I'm a plantaholic, I love all things related to gardening, am a Master gardener and an all round Plant Geek. This is a "to die for" garden, situated on a granite outcropping, an inhospitable area to try and establish a garden...More

1  Thank Adam R
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Having read the reviews I was looking forward to something special, but it was disappointing. Gardens are pretty, but nothing spectacular like Butchart. Food was tasty, but expensive. Although it is "free" there is a suggested donation of $10. I wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Foursome9193
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Beautiful, easily walkable gardens with a nice family run tea house in the center. Service was good and friendly. Food was good but no comparison to White Heather.

Thank HPSeeker
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Such a wonderful oasis with a loving backstory of the couple who created it. We were in awe at every new discovery when we rounded a corner on the path. They serve a lovely tea up at the house as well. Double up with a...More

2  Thank norfolkteacher
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This place is in a residential area and free admission. Small Japanese gardens that are beautiful. We were on a garden tour and it is definitely worth it if you like Gardens. They also have a tea house overlooking the gardens, so high tea is...More

3  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is a by-donation garden, unless you want to go for afternoon tea. This place is absolutely gorgeous. It is an easy walk through the garden and they give you a map with details on each section. A must see for sure!

Thank Melro83
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We rushed in at the last minute so we had to hurry around the garden, but it was BEAUTIFUL! We loved seeing all the flowers and going down the different paths. Definitely a bit of a walk, but so nice.

Thank christinahO5389NO
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Rather nice garden, quiet a bit from the centre. Not a big garden. A one hour tour is the maximum. Also teahouse for lunch till 2.30h and tea.

Thank Manfred P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you are a gardener this is a do not miss attraction. If you are a romantic you will love the story of how it came to be, and if you enjoy tea, this is a lovely place to have it!

Thank MizJudy
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Joel W
8 September 2016|
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Response from Tina C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it is a small place so would think it would be a good idea.😊
5 August 2016|
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Response from gjim195 | Reviewed this property |
It is a rock and gravel path and some stairs at the cottage and also stairs if you want to dine outside of the house.
17 March 2016|
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Response from DEEvaluator | Reviewed this property |
Are you coming in at the cruise ship terminal? Cruise ships dock at the Ogden Point cruise ship terminal, Its is in the southwest corner of the downtown core. Abkhazi Garden is a longer walk along the shoreline sidewalk... More